As a Fresno Criminal Lawyer, Brittany Hines operates with intelligence, compassion and humility. She has worked on a number of complex felony cases including homicides and death penalty cases.
Hines was born and raised in the Central Valley. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from California State University Stanislaus. Hines completed her Juris Doctor at San Joaquin College of Law.
During law school, Hines clerked at the Fresno County Public Defender’s Office where she provided legal support on complex, criminal cases. She was also an active member of Delta Theta Phi Law. And she served as Secretary, Vice Dean, and Dean of the fraternity. Hines received the Student of the Year Award and was a member of the student bar association.
After law school she clerked at a local, well-respected criminal law firm. She worked on a variety of criminal law issues and conducted research on procedural and substantive legal issues.
From the time she was young, Hines wanted to be a lawyer. She watched good kids enter into the criminal system for minor crimes and unreasonable plea deals. Her experiences fueled a passion to help minorities find access to justice. She witnessed systematic injustices in the Central Valley and learned an important lesson. Trouble can be easy to get into but hard to get out of.
Today, Hines is involved with the Fresno County Women Lawyers and Young Lawyers Association. She also spends time with the DUI Lawyers Association and the Fresno County Bar Association Criminal Law Section.